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strengthening our borders and our economy when i see you next, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> they are talking about the battery system used in boeing dreamliner jets. the national safety board wants to know how it went unnoticed but the problem grounded those jets three months ago. they approved a redesign system and they are reinstalling those which had been in operation around the world. >>> we are also hearing the first reports of flight delays because of those furloughs and it is part of the budget sequester cuts. and up to 3 -- there are up to 3 hour delays in los angeles, but he many must take one unpaid day. we found out san francisco has 38 traffic controllers and 38 will be furloughed daily. there are 18 traffic controller at san jose's airport and two or three of them will be furloughed as many as every day. >> sal? >>> right now we are looking at a pretty good commute and we will be starting with interstate 880 and oakland and you can see it is definitely getting more crowded and this is the time when more people are getting on the road and if you are driving
the economy any good. we all need to make a living. we make a living, we spend money, we buy goods, we sell goods it just keeps it going. >> every business can buckle up a little bit. >> cuts make sense, some say. but not if they ground an expanding business grounding. >> it's going to be more taxes for the state. i think that's pretty critical. >> reporter: this airport runs some 80,000 oerpgs -- operations a year with about a dozen controllers. huge for the pilots who are based here. there's a flight school and a restaurant, where the owner says better to have fewer controllers than none at all. >> they will have to scale it up with the skeleton group. we're not imposing a danger to the pilots that are flying in and out of the this field. >> reporter: faa towers like this one are safe from closing until at least next year. but more than 100 others under federal contract are slated to shut in june. meanwhile, airline and pilot organizations are suing to halt the furloughs already under way. reporting live in santa rosa, debra villalon, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> five people parked outside a
, concerns about china's economy took things down yesterday and there was some big corporate news and coca-cola reporting some good stuff, disappointing from target but it still looks like a good day. >>> we will smile, say good morning, tuesday april 16th, i am dave clark. >> and i am pam cook, time now 6:30 and we are following breaking news. >> it's happening at a paint page substation near san jose and tara moriarty is there and she is on metcalf road, are they making any progress controlling this leak, tara? >> reporter: we can tell sheriff's deputies have a very wide area cordoned off, we are on monterey and if you pan over to the left you can see across the highway, there are also sheriff's deputies cars set up and we believe the transformer is necessaryeled below the hill and if you pan over to the right you can see a bunch of transformers necessaryeled at the bottom -- nestelled at the bottom of the hill and it could be because a train went by and it was allowed to go through with no problem so we don't believe it is over to the right but we still have to confirm it was official.
volatility until there are strong signs that the economy is strengthening. the commerce department said home builders passed the 1,000 mark. the biggest increase was in apartment construction. home building is expected to continue this year. >>> american airlines is recovering after their system went down and they had to cancel all it flights. the cause of that problem was not immediately clear. >>> some boston marathon runners return to the bay area today including an 80-year-old former mayor of santa cruz. they say they are stunned of how quickly the celebration turned to carnage. jana katsuyama shares some of their stories tonight. >> reporter: after all the worry, now the wait. at sfo today family and friends search for familiar faces returning from boston. ashley french ran the marathon last year and had a friend there last year when the bomb exploded. relieved today that that friend finally came home. passengers said heightened security was visible. >> i did notice police with their guns like ready. which you don't normally see. >> reporter: police had extra patrols at sfo and nationwi
the number of flights to and from europe. the government says it will help the economy by increasing tourism. >> the first major international marathon since the double bomb attack in boston was held today in london. the boston bomb victims were remembered as a huge crowd cheered on all of the runners. >>> across the pond, runners kept their stride. >> we're going to reclaim our lives. we're not going to let a couple guys take it away from us. >> reporter: the bombings at boston mar heavily influenced the london marathon for runners and organizers. they observed a moment of silence, remembering fellow runners brought down during what should have been a day of personal accomplishment. >> how can you not run for the people of boston and think about that. so motivational and inspirational. >> reporter: huge crowds lined the 26.2 mile race, while organizers brought in hundreds of additional officers to provide security. it's been fine. >> reporter: for every runner to cross the finish line, organizers are donating two british pounds to onefundboston. it is expected to come to $100,000. prince ha
and frustrating for families and devastating for the economy. >> with no other budget in place delays could continue for at least another 5 months. >> this is no way to run this government. >> and the faa warns the flight delays effecting the entire country will only get worse as the summer travel season approaches. in washington keyly campbell ktvu channel 2 news. >> got officials who wanted steam troop reduction because of the sequester budget cuts. john told senate committee today 100,000 soldiers would be removed from duty over the next decade unless those automatic spending cuts are stopped. he says the losses would under mine the army's ability to be prepared for wartime missions. the army's share of the automatic cuts over the next 6 months is $7.6 billion. >> firefighters made an impassionately today to keep their stations open. the board of supervisors today debated whether to close county fire houses. it was shrinking property tax revenues. four or five stations were shutdown this year now two more or on the chopping block. firefighters say that would dramatically increase respons
economy is keeping inflation intact. u.s. consumer prices slipted 2/10 in march. the government says the reason gas prices fell, and food prices unchanged. >>> the government also announced new home construction hit its highest level since june 2008. u.s. home builders broke ground on more than 1 million new units. apartment construction was up more than 37% in march. but single-family home construction down almost 5% after hitting a five-year high in february. >>> and bay area rents continue to rise but there is some good news for renters. rent increased less than 8% during this year. that's a slowdown each of the past two years from double- digits. the lowest rentals are in contra costa county with a three bedroom unit costing res than $1800 a month -- less than $1800 a month. in san mateo, 3300 a month. >>> a school in japan now is claiming a small boat that washed up in northern california last week. it's a 20-foot boat believed to be part of the debris from the 2011 tsunami in japan. photos of it were posted of it on facebook. the word has the words tekada high school written on
is seeing more jobs. nearly 14,000 jobs were added to the bay area economy last year. that's the most since the start of the recession. this expanded the total numbers of jobs by 10-point -- by 10% 5%. >>> we're hearing reports of flight delays because of furloughs. it started sunday. yesterday there were reports of delays at east coast airports. and up to three hours in los angeles, at l.a.x. we've learned san francisco has 38 controllers and three to four will be furloughed each day. oakland has 30 controllers and also plans to furlough three to four a day. and there are 18 to 20 controllers at san jose airport and two to three will be furloughed daily. >>> right now, a solar powered plain is getting ready to take a test flight over right over the bay area. the plane is sul -- is ulchaed the solar impulse. about two hours ago, it took off from mountain view. it will fly right over the going bridge. it's a practice run for a trip that starts next month. the solar impulse is considered to be the most advanced solar powered plane that can fly all day and all night without any fuel. >>> well,
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